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Best 1987 Albums

30 Albums Turning 30 in 2017: The Best Albums of 1987

30 Best Albums Turning 30 in 2017:  The Best Albums of 1987–our list of the greatest releases celebrating 30th anniversaries this year.  If you had to choose one year in the Reagan era for the best music, you’d be hard pressed to do better than 1987. Something clicked–the mainstream that had been over saturated with […]

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Michael Hutchence Death

Remembering Michael Hutchence

Remembering Michael Hutchence, INXS Frontman died 16 years today. We look back at his impact and legacy. Earlier this week I was listening to First Wave radio on Sirius XM, and DJ Richard Blade noted that this Friday, November 22nd marks 16 years since INXS vocalist Michael Hutchence’s untimely death. I remember when I heard the […]

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Summer Playlist

The SLIS Best Alternative Rock Summer Playlist

The SLIS Best Alternative Rock Summer Playlist: We’ve compiled the best summer jams from classic alternative, punk, new wave, electronica, 70’s glam and more! Folks my age don’t get the same kick out of summer like we used to. Gone are (what seemed like) the endless summers of our high school and college years. But, […]

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70 Most Underrated Guitar Riffs Of All Time Part 1

Welcome aboard to The 70 Most Underrated Guitar Riffs Of All Time Part 1. Recently I did a list of Most Underrated Guitarists. But what about underrated riffs? That  hook that goes beyond basic chords and is as memorable as the vocal melody? Not all songs need a great riff, but the best ones usually do. Classic riffs are easy to […]

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Is the concept of selling out past its sell by date?

Is the concept of selling out past its sell by date?

Is the concept of selling out past its sell by date? Recently I saw a Gucci ad which uses Depeche Mode’s ‘Strangelove’ in its campaign ad. And during the Super Bowl, millions heard the mash-up of the Cult’s ‘She Sells Sanctuary” and Flo-Rida’s “Good Feeling” during a Miller Lite ad. Most people in my age […]

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The Top 40 Most Underrated Singers in Rock Part 1

The Top 40 Most Underrated Singers in Rock Part 1

  The Top 40 Most Underrated Singers in Rock Part 1 Awhile back I did the Top 15 Lyricists in Alternative Rock. I decided its time to tackle another list, and this time to focus on vocalists. For my money, a great rock vocalist should do any or all of the following; make you feel […]

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